Author Archives: Gene Muchanski

About Gene Muchanski

Executive Director at Dive Industry Association. Board Member at Dive Industry Foundation. Marketing Consultant to the Diving Industry. I have been a certified Scuba Diver since I was 15 years old and have been a passionate waterman for as long as I can remember.

Why We Use Dive Travel Wholesalers

Why it’s Better To Use A Dive Travel Wholesaler For Your Group Bookings. by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Arranging dive travel for individuals or groups has changed dramatically in the past year.  The covid-19 pandemic decimated the … Continue reading

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Use a Dive Travel Wholesaler to Help Plan Your Group Trip

LINKS Amazing Adventure Travel Dream Weaver Travel Fly & Sea Dive Adventures Kids Sea Camp Roatan Charter, Inc. Scuba Travel Ventures    

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Editorial – January 2021

Promote Your Members – Create a Directory – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Welcome to the New Year.   Although none of us can predict how this year will unfold, I think it’s safe to say that it … Continue reading

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Editorial – December 2020

Adding “LifeStyle” To The Mix – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Dive Industry Association has been reorganizing the International Diving Community into Local Diving Communities for the past four years to establish industry norms and create a … Continue reading

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DIA Members To Exhibit at DEMA Show 2020

The following Dive Industry Association Members are exhibiting at the Virtual DEMA Show Online, November 17-20, 2020 .  Make it a point to visit our DIA Members for Great Show Specials. Manufacturers Big Blue Aquatic Gifts by Roland St John … Continue reading

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Editorial – November 2020

The True Meaning of a Network –by Gene MuchanskiEditor, The Dive Industry Professional  Dive Industry Association is a true Global Business Network in the Recreational Diving Community.  We designed it 20 years ago to unite the industry to a common … Continue reading

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Mastering “Business of Diving” Issues

Mastering the Business of Diving Issues – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Most of the larger companies in the diving industry have established a reputation for being knowledgeable in their main product or service category.   When they … Continue reading

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Editorial – October 2020

The World Has Changed – Have You? –by Gene MuchanskiEditor, The Dive Industry Professional  There is one thing for certain in life – things will always change.  Change can be a good thing or a bad thing.  It all depends … Continue reading

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September Begins a New Season

The New Season Starts in September – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  There’s a certain rhythm to the business seasons in the diving industry.   If you’ve been in the business for any length of time, you may … Continue reading

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Editorial – September 2020

Doing More With Better Tools – by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional  Running a business is a lot of work.  We spend at least half of our time doing what the business does and the rest of the … Continue reading

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